Gear Up, Soldiers! The Battle Gets EXTREME with 23 Extra-Hard DLC Missions; Fight Every Bug, Bot, and Battleship in the Ravager Army!
Torrance, Calif.—February 11, 2016—XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., is excited to announce the launch of Mission Pack 2: Extreme Battle for Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair on the PlayStation®Store. Mission Pack 2 includes 23 of the most challenging missions yet, mixing returning favorites from Earth Defense Force 2025 with brand new, exclusive missions. The Ravager army has lined up every unit at their disposal for their final assault on Earth, and it’s up to the EDF to crush them once and for all!
Numerous players have reported issues with the saving system in Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair, and after much work, the developers were able to correct these problems. As a thank you to players for their patience, and an apology for any inconvenience these issues may have caused, Mission Pack 2: Extreme Battle will be free for its first two weeks of availability. After this period has passed, the DLC mission pack will revert to its standard price of $9.99.
EDF fans can also play through Mission Pack 1: Time of the Mutants before diving into the most recent DLC. Mission Pack 1 adds 26 intense missions that all have one thing in common: They’re really, really, REALLY hard. Mission Pack 1 is also available on the PlayStation®Store for $9.99.
About Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair
The wild sci-fi action of the Earth Defense Force series comes to the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system for the first time as Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair, a complete reimagining of Earth Defense Force 2025 (known in Japan as Earth Defense Force 4) with the addition of silky-smooth framerates, beefed-up graphics, and tons of new and rearranged content. After selecting from one of four unique playable classes and customizing a loadout from hundreds upon hundreds of weapons, players will lead NPC troops into city-wide battles against hordes of seemingly endless giant bugs, robots, and other colossal enemies.
In Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair, players will take on extraterrestrial invaders as the versatile Ranger, the aerial Wing Diver, the vehicle-summoning Air Raider, or the armored Fencer. Call in airstrikes, commandeer tanks, and operate giant robots to obliterate the alien scum that threatens our planet! Two players can enjoy local campaign co-op and head-to-head versus modes, while online co-op features 98 total missions (9 exclusive to online play) with support for up to four players to increase the odds against this gargantuan incursion.
Developed by D3 Publisher and Sandlot and published in North America by XSEED Games, Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair is now available exclusively for the PS4™ system. This title has been rated “M for Mature” by the ESRB. For more information, please visit the game’s official website at http://www.theedfdeploys.com. PQube will be publishing the title in Europe on February 12, 2016.
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